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Washington Justice Debra Stephens courts re-election - Wed, 16 Apr 2014 PST

5 hours 47 min ago
The timing of judicial elections has been unkind to Washington state Supreme Court Justice Debra Stephens. The Spokane native’s first race came in 2008, just as her daughter, Lindsey, prepared to graduate from Mt. Spokane High School. Six years later, she’s facing the same challenge with her son, Robert, who’s graduating from Capital High School in Olympia.

Death toll from Washington state mudslide rises to 37

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 12:40
By Jonathan Kaminsky OLYMPIA, Washington (Reuters) - The official death toll from a mudslide that buried a river valley neighborhood in the Cascade foothills of Washington state last month rose to 37 on Tuesday, after search teams extricated another body from the mud and rubble. A rain-soaked hillside collapsed above the north fork of the Stillaguamish River on March 22, unleashing a torrent of ...

Two incompatible gun ballot measures lead in Washington state

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 09:24
By Jonathan Kaminsky OLYMPIA, Washington (Reuters) - Two incompatible ballot measures on background checks for gun buyers in Washington state enjoy majority support in a poll released on Tuesday, but the one advancing stricter gun controls is more popular. They are the latest touchstones in a longstanding fight over background checks on gun buyers. The debate hinges on whether their expansion ...

Dish to refund $2M to Washington state customers

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 07:54
Dish Network Corp. will reimburse Washington state customers about $2 million for a surcharge officials called deceptive, but the satellite TV provider denied wrongdoing in the agreement announced Tuesday ...

Washington State guard Woolridge to transfer

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 06:38
Washington State guard Woolridge to transfer

Dish to refund $2M to Washington state customers

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 06:24
Dish Network Corp. will reimburse Washington state customers about $2 million for a surcharge officials called deceptive, but the satellite TV provider denied wrongdoing in the agreement announced Tuesday ...

Dish Network denies wrongdoing in $2M settlement to repay Washington state customers

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 06:13
SEATTLE - The state attorney general's office says Dish Network Corp. will reimburse Washington state customers about $2 million for what it calls a deceptive surcharge, but the satellite TV provider denies ...

Washington attorney general: Dish to refund $2M

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 04:31
SEATTLE (AP) — The state attorney general's office says Dish Network Corp. will reimburse Washington state customers about $2 million for what it calls a deceptive surcharge. Under the agreement announced Tuesday, the Colorado-based satellite TV company will also give existing customers cash credits or free programming and pay the state nearly $570,000.

Washington state Attorney General forces DISH to pay up to $5 million for deceptive surcharges | State News

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 02:05
Hundreds of thousands of Washington state consumers to receive full refund and additional benefits

Death toll from Washington state mudslide rises to 37

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 00:52
The official death toll from a mudslide that buried a river valley neighborhood in the Cascade foothills of Washington state last month rose to 37 on Tuesday, after search teams extricated another body from the mud and rubble. A rain-soaked hillside collapsed above the north fork of the Stillaguamish River on March 22, unleashing a torrent of mud that swallowed up a stretch of a state highway ...

Washington State Department of Revenue earns national award for tax model

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 22:19
The Washington State Department of Revenue has taken top honors for its online tax model that allows users to redesign Washington’s tax system with a few clicks of a mouse.

Washington State Kitchen and Bath Sponsors Benefit Concert and Auction for Victims of Oso Landslide and Seattle ...

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 17:33
On Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 6pm at Maggiano’s Restaurant in downtown Bellevue, Washington State Kitchen and Bath will sponsor a fundraising event to benefit Richard Newman (helicopter crash victim) and families impacted by the Oso landslide. The event will feature Robert Fischer, formerly of the band HEART. (PRWeb April 15, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/04 ...

Washington state auditor deployed to South Korea

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 06:46
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley is in South Korea on a two-week military deployment. Spokesman Thomas Shapley said Monday that Kelley left the state on Saturday. While working as state auditor, Kelley is also a lieutenant colonel in the National Guard and works as ...

AP-Washington News Coverage,ADVISORY

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 04:52
Washington state at 1:30 p.m. The Seattle bureau can be reached at (800) 552-7694 or (206) 682-1812. The photo supervisor is at (206) 682-4801 or (800) 552-7694. For questions on stories from Olympia, call (360) 753-7222. For questions on Spokane-area stories, call Correspondent Nicholas Geranios at (800) ...

State Senate Majority leader bows out of election

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 03:35
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- Washington state Senate Majority Leader Rodney Tom told his caucus Monday that he was dropping his re-election bid. Tom, a Democrat from Medina, leads the predominantly Republican Majority Coalition Caucus.  In an email to colleagues, Tom cited health issues tied to kidney stones he suffered during the end of the legislative session as part of his decision to not run again. He ...

State Senate Majority leader bows out of election

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 03:24
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- Washington state Senate Majority Leader Rodney Tom told his caucus Monday that he was dropping his re-election bid. Tom, a Democrat from Medina, leads the predominantly Republican Majority Coalition Caucus.  In an email to colleagues, Tom cited health issues tied to kidney stones he suffered during the end of the legislative session as part of his decision to not run again. He ...

Washington state man gets 21 years for sexually assaulting boy, 9

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 00:20
A registered sex offender from the state of Washington was sentenced today to 21 years to life in prison for luring a 9-year-old boy who was walking his puppy into an East Side home and then sodomizing him.

Washington State Fair Building Gutted By Fire

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 22:23
PUYALLUP, Wash. (AP) - A building on the grounds of the Washington State Fair in Puyallup (pew-AL'-up) was gutted by fire early Monday, just hours after the spring fair concluded Sunday night. The fair says no one was injured as Evergreen Hall burned and it appears that all the animals in a petting farm - birds, llamas, sheep and goats - were rescued.

Washington State Fair building destroyed by fire

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 21:01
One of the oldest buildings on the grounds of the Washington State Fair was destroyed by fire early Monday, just hours after the spring fair concluded Sunday night, spokeswoman Karen LaFlamme said.

Washington State Fair building destroyed by fire

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 20:59
One of the oldest buildings on the grounds of the Washington State Fair was destroyed by fire early Monday, just hours after the spring fair concluded Sunday night, spokeswoman Karen LaFlamme said.